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courtroom

[kawrt-room, -roo m, kohrt-]
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noun
  1. a room in which the sessions of a law court are held.
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Origin of courtroom

First recorded in 1670–80; court + room
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Related Words for courtroom

courtroom, tribunal, court, bench, courthouse, counsel, judiciary, dock, law, judgment, magistrate, bar

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courtroom

noun
  1. a room in which the sittings of a law court are held
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Word Origin and History for courtroom

n.

1670s, from court (n.) + room (n.).

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